How to Make Delicious Small Steamed Buns: Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I make these small steamed buns without a kitchen machine?
A: Yes, you can knead the dough by hand, though it might take more time and effort.

Q: Is it necessary to let the dough rest before steaming?
A: Yes, allowing the buns to rest for 20 minutes before steaming helps them to rise and become fluffy.

Q: Can I use a regular steamer if I don’t have an electric steamer?
A: Absolutely, a regular steamer works just fine for this recipe.

Small Flower-Shaped Steamed Buns


  • 400g Flour
  • 4g Yeast
  • 40g Sugar
  • 240g Milk
  • Oil (for brushing)
  • Kitchen machine (for kneading)
  • Electric steamer
  1. Pour all ingredients into the mixing bowl of the kitchen machine.
  2. Install the mixing bowl and dough hook onto the kitchen machine.
  3. Mix the dough on medium speed until smooth.
  4. Roll out the dough thinly and brush a layer of oil over it.
  5. Fold the dough into a rectangle.
  6. Cut the dough into thin strips.
  7. Stretch the strips and roll them on your thumb to form a flower shape, sealing the ends.
  8. Let the formed buns rest in the steamer for 20 minutes.
  9. Steam the buns for 18 minutes.
  • Calories: Variable depending on serving size.
  • Rich in Carbohydrates
  • Contains Gluten
  • Low in Fat
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